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Inflammation (Definition)

Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more


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Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Eye inflammation, what does that diagnosis mean?

Red Eye: Eye inflammation can come from many causes: infection, allergy, irritation, physical rubbing, exposure to chemicals in the air like chlorine from a pool, contact solution and the list goes on. You need to see what else is going on. Like itching think allergy, yellow discharge think infection, red only on the exposed part of your eye think irritant or allergy. See a doc to evaluate these. ...Read more

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How to reduce inflammation in eyes due to sun burn?

How to reduce inflammation in eyes due to sun burn?

Eye patches: The best way to treat corneal injuries, cuts, stratches, burns etc is to patch the eye to give it rest. But that's not so practical for your case, is it? You can try patching one eye then the other. Also ice compresses and liberal use of artificial tear drops, make sure the eyes are moiterized and do not dry out, do not use contact lenses until the inflammation gets better. ...Read more

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What can I do about injury related eye inflammation?

What can I do about injury related eye inflammation?

Need specifics: If you have light sensitivity after trauma you may have iritis, other trauma to the eye include delayed cataract, intraocular damage
, you need to see you eye doctor to treat the specific problem you have. ...Read more

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What can cause inflammation in the back of your eye?

What can cause inflammation in the back of your eye?

All sorts of things: Infections like from viruses such as CMV (cytomegalovirus) or herpes viruses, to parasites, fungus and assorted bacteria can cause various forms of retinal inflammation. Also autoimmune processes like vasculitis can create issues such as this too. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

What is the best way to treat severe eye inflammation?

Depends on the cause: The most effective way to treat inflammation of all kinds is to identify the causative factor and neutralize it. See your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Eye inflammation?

What is the definition or description of: Eye inflammation?

Eye inflammation: Irritation affecting the eyes. Blepharitis = eyelid inflammation. Uveitis = inflammation of uvea. Iritis = inflammation of iris. Etc... ...Read more

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Can an eye inflammation heal on it's own does it have to get treated?

Can an eye inflammation heal on it's own does it have to get treated?

Depends on the cause: Good question. It really depends on what kind of infection is going on. Certain viral infections (eg. Adenovirus) can cause a "pink eye" that will not typically need treatment; others like herpes can cause a vision threatening retinitis that will need immediate treatment. A scratch can rapidly turn into bacterial infection; antibiotic drops may be prescribed to stop the early stages of infection. ...Read more

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No insurance. Student debt. Lousy pay. Long hours. How can I take care of my eye inflammation?

No insurance. Student debt. Lousy pay. Long hours. How can I take care of my eye inflammation?

Health clinic: Dependng on the location of the eye inflammation, it can be potentially blinding if not appropriately treated. If you cannot get financial help from family or friends to see an eye doctor, look for a free medical clinic where you live. The doctors there may be able to diagnose and start a treatment plan. But expect to need to be seen by an eye doctor for your best care. ...Read more

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I have inflammation, tearing and pain in one eye, possibly related to eating one cup of cashews the night before?

I have inflammation, tearing and pain in one eye, possibly related to eating one cup of cashews the night before?

Likely not: Assuming you are not allergic and unless you got something in your eye the nuts are not the issue. It sounds like you may need a doctor to look at it to evaluate for infection or other problems. ...Read more

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I have a friend who lives in syria. She has had an issue with a root canal, continued pain and inflammation now her eyes are inflamed. There is no medical help there. Is there anything she can do?

I have a friend who lives in syria. She has had an issue with a root canal, continued pain and inflammation now her eyes are inflamed. There is no medical help there. Is there anything she can do?

This is concerning: A tooth infection that has spread to adjacent unrelated areas can be a sign of a potential big problem. She really needs to find help. Start on an antibiotic... Perhaps Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 500 mg 4x per day if there is a pharmacy there. Otherwise pull the tooth and remove the source of the infection. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation in the eyes?

You name it: Do you mean on the surface or inside? Surface: infection, allergy, trauma, arthropod bites, abrasions, contact lense overwear. Inside: infection, immunologic dysfunction, trauma, hereditary issues, tumors. If something is going on in or on your eyes, see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 68 years old. My eyes keep watering and there's irritation resulting in rubbing and further inflammation. Any solutions. Chandrashekar?

Dry eye syndrome?: This is difficult without examination. Possibly dry eye syndrome? Try washjng your eyelids twice daily with baby shampoo for 10 days. A gentle circular motion over your eyelids may help. This can help stimulate secretion of meibomian glands. ...Read more

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I cant move head eyes body without feeling off balance inflammation inside like autoimmune issues yet tests are normal what else can this be?

I cant move head eyes body without feeling off balance inflammation inside like autoimmune issues yet tests are normal what else can this be?

See ENT: See ENT and check for inner ear issues. A neurology consult may also be considered given your headaches as well as dizziness. High-dose aspirin can cause dizziness. Why would you think that this is an autoimmune disease? ...Read more

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I got bleach in my eyes a month ago. They have been dry since. I had inflammation with white bumps and a schrimer test of 5 mm. Is this permanent?

I got bleach in my eyes a month ago. They have been dry since. I had inflammation with white bumps and a schrimer test of 5 mm. Is this permanent?

See ophthalmologist: A schrimer test of 5mm means that your cornea is drying out significantly as the normal should be around 15mm. Mild chemical injuries to the eye are usually transient and as tissue heals, the lubricating ability of the eye should slowly be restored. However the only way to be certain is to see an Ophthalmologist who would examine your eyes thoroughly to ensure no permanent damage has been caused. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat dry eye inflammation?

What can I do to treat dry eye inflammation?

Dry Eye Syndrome: Dry eyes can cause chronic eye pain. If you also have a dry mouth & arthritis, ask your eyemd or md to evaluate you for sjogren's syndrome. Deficiency of tear production might mean a process affecting your lacrimal gland.
For more information about dry eye: see eyedoc2020.Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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I have a severe virus in my eye with so much tears and inflammation?

I have a severe virus in my eye with so much tears and inflammation?

See doctor: See and ophthalmologist, you may have herpetic eye infection, ulcer, uveitis, tumor or other vision threatening condition that needs treatment. If you truly just have a viral conjunctivitis then wash hands frequently and try not to spread to other eye or others. There realy is no good treatment and it will take 7-21 days to clear up. You can use moisture tear drops or possibly a steroid drops. ...Read more

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I have a white spot on my caruncle on my left eye. What could it be?

I have a white spot on my caruncle on my left eye. What could it be?

Photo/exam: It is difficult to say without a examination. What you see may be normally occurring sebaceous glands, cysts, hairs, mucous, concretions. Most lesions are benign and rarely malignant. Have a checkup by an Eye MD. ...Read more